Posts byMihai Vicol

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The Power of Women in Business

From the second half of the 20th century onwards, the accelerating gender parity has led to apparent improvements for women in areas such as leadership, politics or education. As a result, the range of opportunities, as well as their presence in essential, decision-making positions of businesses, have generally increased. Consequently, many resources were invested in

Once Upon a Time in Romania

In the back of our minds, we all somehow know that governments play a decisive role in the well-functioning of economies. The conduct of bad governments, while from a theoretical point of view logical and somewhat obvious, is quite difficult to imagine as actually being put into practice to the extent of severely damaging whole

The Master of Them All: Luck

While “luck” is probably one of the most underrated words in the market, concepts like “hardworking”, “talented” or “persevering” seem to be perceived as variables that explain most of the variation in one’s success. Putting it differently, had you had to regress success on a number of factors, luck would probably not be one of

Cinematic Eggcellence

What is it that makes movies great? Or let me rephrase, what was it that made movies great? Actually, according to several film critics, in terms of quality, not much has changed in the last decades. By looking at most of the reviews they so vividly write, one would say we’re in the golden era

Consume, sleep, repeat

It is in human nature to feel in control of the choices we make in our own lives, such as going to the right university, marrying the ideal partner or even deciding which bike would suit us best. According to standard economic theory, consumers, given their personal preferences, try to maximize their own utility within